Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!

New American Standard Bible

The wicked strut about on every side
When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

King James Version

The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

Holman Bible

The wicked wander everywhere,
and what is worthless is exalted by the human race.

International Standard Version

The wicked, however, keep walking around, exalting the vileness of human beings. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

A Conservative Version

The wicked walk on every side when vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

American Standard Version

The wicked walk on every side, When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

Amplified


The wicked strut about [in pompous self-importance] on every side,
As vileness is exalted and baseness is prized among the sons of men.

Bible in Basic English

The sinners are walking on every side, and evil is honoured among the children of men.

Darby Translation

The wicked walk about on every side, when vileness is exalted among the children of men.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust shall walk round about as the rising of a tempest to the sons of man.

King James 2000

The wicked prowl on every side, when vile men are exalted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] wicked prowl about when vileness [is] exalted among [the] children of humankind.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked walk on every side, when vileness is praised by the sons of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ungodly walk on every side; when they are exalted, the children of men are put to rebuke.

NET Bible

for the wicked seem to be everywhere, when people promote evil.

New Heart English Bible

The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men.

The Emphasized Bible

On every side, the lawless, march about, - when worthlessness is exalted by the sons of men.

Webster

The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

World English Bible

The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

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Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

7 Thou, O Jehovah, dost preserve them, Thou keepest us from this generation to the age. 8 Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!


Cross References

Judges 9:18-57

and ye have risen against the house of my father to-day, and slay his sons, seventy men, on one stone, and cause Abimelech son of his handmaid to reign over the masters of Shechem, because he is your brother --

1 Samuel 18:17-18

And Saul saith unto David, 'Lo, my elder daughter Merab -- her I give to thee for a wife; only, be to me for a son of valour, and fight the battles of Jehovah;' and Saul said, 'Let not my hand be on him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.'

Esther 3:6-15

and it is contemptible in his eyes to put forth a hand on Mordecai by himself, for they have declared to him the people of Mordecai, and Haman seeketh to destroy all the Jews who are in all the kingdom of Ahasuerus -- the people of Mordecai.

Job 30:8

Sons of folly -- even sons without name, They have been smitten from the land.

Psalm 55:10-11

By day and by night they go round it, on its walls. Both iniquity and perverseness are in its midst,

Proverbs 29:12

A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.

Isaiah 32:4-6

And the heart of those hastened Understandeth to know, And the tongue of stammerers hasteth to speak clearly.

Daniel 11:21

'And stood up on his station hath a despicable one, and they have not given unto him the honour of the kingdom, and he hath come in quietly, and hath strengthened the kingdom by flatteries.

Hosea 5:11

Oppressed is Ephraim, broken in judgment, When he pleased he went after the command.

Micah 6:16

And kept habitually are the statutes of Omri, And all the work of the house of Ahab, And ye do walk in their counsels, For My giving thee for a desolation, And its inhabitants for a hissing, And the reproach of My people ye do bear!

Mark 14:63-65

And the chief priest, having rent his garments, saith, 'What need have we yet of witnesses?

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